Bindings, 'Miniature' Books. [Bible, New Testament] Novum Te...





Bindings, 'Miniature' Books. [Bible, New Testament] Novum Testamentum [...], Polymicrian edition, Londini: Sumptibus Samuelis Bagster, 1829, polyglot half-title engraved by C. Cobley, printed in NT Greek, double-column, 1 full-page map of the Holy Land and 1 two-page map of the Mediterranean, finely bound in original green morocco, outlined in blind, gilt-lettered and dated spine, all edges gilt, green endpapers, ffep with contemporaneous ink MS presentation inscription dated 1830, 48mo in eights (9.2 x 6.9cm), [&] [Breviary] Uffizio della B.V. Maria de' Morti, della S. Croce, e dello Spirito Santo; i Salmi Penintenziali, e Graduali. Le Orazioni per la Confessione, e Comunione, e per ascoltare la Santa Messa. Roma: Nella Stamperia della Ved. Cannetti a Pasquino No. 4, 1824, engravedm frontispiece, contemporary green morocco gilt, Neoclassical spine, all edges gilt, polychrome endpapers, 32mo in eights (10.2 x 6.7cm), (2) 
Provenance: 2nd: The Venerable Richard Lane Freer (1804-1863), Archdeacon of Hereford (1852-1863). His books were incorporated in the Dowdeswells' library at Pull Court, Worcestershire. R. Lane Freer/Rome May 1828, presumably bought on a 'Grand Tour'; ffep with ink MS ownership inscription.

Auction Date: 6th Feb 2024 at 10am

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